Water safety in Your Home

It’s important to ensure that water in your home meets very high standards. Poor water quality can cause bacteria to form, which can cause legionnaires disease.

We regularly test the water quality to ensure its safe, but these simple tips will help ensure your tap water stays safe for drinking, cooking and washing.

  • If you’ve been away from home for a week or two, make sure you run the water for a couple of minutes to allow fresh water into the pipe.
  • If the temperature from hot and cold taps significantly changes call us straight away.
  • Regularly clean your taps and showerhead to get rid of the bacteria that lives in scale deposits. If your tap water ever runs brown or yellow, call us straight away

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For more information on this subject or on any other matter relating to Gwalia Housing, please contact us via telephone on 0800 012 1080. Alternatively you can use our online form or send us an email. You can also connect with us via facebook or twitter.

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